More than a refreshing drink

Known since antiquity as a source of vitamins and nutrients, the tigernut horchata is also considered a source of health and energy the world throughout.

Along with its delicious and refreshing flavour, several medical studies have accredited its many beneficial properties for the body.

Investigations have concluded that tigernut horchata has great digestive properties thanks to its high level of amino acids and starch.

Several prestigious specialists from the University of Valencia have also determined that it is rich in minerals such as phosphorous, magnesium, potassium and iron as well as unsaturated fats and proteins.

It is also recommended for all types of persons, from the youngest to the oldest. The natural tigernut horchata can also be drunk by patients with a declared lack of tolerance to lactose and it is recommended for pregnant women as it includes more iron and potassium than a glass of milk.

It is an energizing and nutritious drink that thanks to its characteristics has become part of the Mediterranean diet. Its cardiovascular properties are similar to those present in olive oil and it helps in reducing cholesterol and triglycerides as it has over 77% of oleic acid.

All these characteristics make the Valencia Tigernut Horchata a very complete and nutritious drink thanks to its macro and micro nutrients.

Lastly, the tigernut horchata has the capacity to nourish and refresh simultaneously. Whether you have it with or without ice, in summer or winter, this drink gives you vitality while taking care of your body.

 According to studies undertaken by the Regulating Council of the Tigernut from Valencia as well as the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of the University of Valencia:



  • It has no cholesterol.
  • It helps to reduce the cholesterol and the triglicerids due to its composition in greasy acids similar to the olive oil.
  • It provides essential amino acids (arginina is important).
  • It possesses a big energy value (ideal for children and sportsmen).
  • It presents excellent digestive properties for its content in soluble fiber, amino acids and starch.
  • It contains iron, zinc, copper and the same quantity of magnesium as the milk of a cow or goat.
  • It is diuretic for its high content in water.
  • It does not contain gluten, lactose not fructosa.
  • The horchata without sugar can be drunk by diabetic people.
  • It is ideal for hypertense people due to its low content in sodium and absence of caffeine.
  • It is advisable for the prevention of the arteriosclerosis and the renal insufficiencies.